Avon Branch Library
37485 Harvest Ave., Avon, 440-934-4743, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Food for thought
Lorain Public Library System via Zoom presents “Family Food For Thought – How to Read a recipe” at 4 p.m. Monday. This session will teach the basics of food safety.
Resumes and cover letters
Lorain Public Library System via Zoom presents “Resume Writing and Cover Letters” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Lean about a new free online legal help resource that can make accessing legal information easier for everyone. This is an informational introduction and is not to be used as legal advice.
Avon Lake Public Library
32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, 440-933-8128, alpl.org
DiscoveryWorks take-home Wee Science for children ages 3-5 begins at 9 a.m. Thursday. The topic is “Magnet Bottle.” Put together a discovery bottle to explore the magic of magnets. Use the curbside service for pickup or come inside to the “Holds” window. You may also need glue, tape and scissors.
Jr. Tree House
DiscoveryWorks take-home Jr. Tree House Club for children ages 6-7 begins at 9 a.m. Thursday. The topic is “Signs of Spring.” Can you spot the signs of spring coming? Use the curbside service for pickup or come inside to the “Holds” window. You may also need glue, tape and scissors.
Tree House Club
DiscoveryWorks take-home Tree House Club for children ages 8-11 begins at 9 a.m. Thursday. The topic is “Multitasking Mayhem. Learn how different parts of your brain deal with different tasks. Use the curbside service for pickup or come inside to the “Holds” window. You may also need glue, tape and scissors.
“Discover Your Past: Lifelong Learning – Enhancing Your Genealogical Skills” will be presented via Zoom at 7 p.m. Thursday. Join professional genealogist Carla Cegielski as she discusses the numerous opportunities that exist for genealogists to hone their skills through such projects as indexing, transcribing, geo-locating and recording oral histories.
“I Know that Library! Avon Lake Public Library Trivia” will be presented via Zoom at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Match your knowledge with others about libraries in general and Avon Lake Public Library in particular. There will be a prize for the winner.
Bag Book Club
The Book in a Bag Book Club for adults will meet via Zoom at 3 p.m. March 10. Register on the website or call the Information Desk, pick up[ your monthly book, snack and bookmark at either the “Holds” window or curbside and show up for the monthly discussion group. This month’s selection is “The Book of Two Ways” by Jodi Picoult.
Bay Village Branch Library
502 Cahoon Road, 440-871-6392, cuyahogalibrary.org
Meet the author
Cuyahoga County Public Library will hold a virtual meet the author event at 7 p.m. Tuesday, featuring “A Conversation with Andromeda Romano-Lax.” Romano-Lax will discuss her latest historical novel, “Annie and the Wolves.” This event will be broadcast live via Zoom. An email address is required to receive a Zoom invitation.
Domonkas Branch Library
4152 Lake Road, Sheffield Lake, 440-949-7410, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Zoom book discussion
Lorain Public Library System will hold a Zoom book discussion at 6:30 p.m. March 10. This month’s selection is “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles. Registrants are asked to include an email address to receive a Zoom invitation.
Fairview Park Branch Library
21255 Lorain Road, 440-333-4700, cuyahogalibrary.org
Scams and identity theft
Cuyahoga County Public Library presents via Zoom “Scam and Identity theft” at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Rachel from Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People will share how to recognize scams, fraud and exploitation. Registration and an email address are required to receive the Zoom link.
Meet the author
Cuyahoga County Public Library will hold a virtual meet the author event at 7 p.m. March 10, featuring “A Conversation with W.S. Winslow.” Winslow will discuss her latest novel, “The Northern Reach.” This event will be broadcast live via Zoom. An email address is required to receive a Zoom invitation.
North Olmsted Branch Library
27403 Lorain Road, 440-777-6211, cuyahogalibrary.org
Writers Center Stage
Cuyahoga County Public Library presents Writers Center Stage at 7 p.m. today. Yotam Ottolenghi, a beloved internationally best-selling cookbook author, will be in conversation with chef Rocco Whalen of Fahrenheit. Tickets to join are $20 and available through the library’s website.
Teens, grab a make-and-take kit all day Thursday to create your own heart pattern friendship bracelet. Make one for a friend or keep for yourself. While supplies last.
Children can pick up a make-and-take craft all day Thursday. Choose from two crafts: the easier paper plate polar bear face or the advanced origami polar bear corner bookmark. While supplies last.
Preschool Show and Tell
Preschool Show and Tell for children ages 3-5 will meet via Zoom at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Children and a special stuffed friend will do fingerplays, listen to a story and more. You must register to attend.
North Ridgeville Branch Library
35700 Bainbridge Road, 440-327-8326, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Baby and Me Storytime
Lorain Public Library System via Facebook presents Baby and Me Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. This storytime is intended for babies, birth through 18 months or early walkers with a caregiver. Facebook.com/LorainPublicLibrarySystem.
Rocky River Public Library
1600 Hampton Road, 440-333-7610, rrpl.org.
Book Babble for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers will be held online between 1 and 5 p.m. Thursday. Register each month and pick up a kit that includes everything you need to make a process-centered art project.
Senior Lecture Series
The Senior Lecture series continues online at 10 a.m. Friday. The topic is “Peace of Mind – Funeral Planning.”
Morning Tech Coffee Chat will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Join on Zoom for an informal discussion and help session with tablets and smartphones.
Teen kit pickup
Teens can pick up an activity kit between 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday in the library’s Grand Reading Room. This activity is for seventh- through 12th-graders.
Photoshop Elements II will be held online at 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. This is an advanced-level class. Attendance in Photoshop Elements I or equivalent experience is expected.
Ten Minute Tech Tips presents “How Can I Switch Email Addresses?” at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
“Discover Your Creative Power with GoldieBlox” for second- through fourth-graders will be presented online at 10 a.m. March 10.
Microsoft Word II
Microsoft Work II will be presented online at 10 a.m. March 10 and March 11. Learn paragraph and page formatting, cut/copy/paste, spell check and printing.
‘Rain Gardens 101’
“Rain Gardens 101” will be presented online at 7 p.m. March 10.
True crime discussion
Riverinos, an adult true crime book discussion group, will meet online at 7 p.m. March 10. This month’s selection is “The Kirtland Massacre” by Cynthia Stalter Sasse.
Westlake Porter Public Library
27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600, westlakelibrary.org
The Thursday night book discussion group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday. This is a new discussion group. March’s title is “The Last Flight” by Julie Clark, available in ebook format in the Hoopla app.
First Chapter Friday!
First Chapter Friday! will meet at 11 a.m. Friday and March 12. Join on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube to hear the Youth Services staff read the first chapter of a book suitable for kindergarteners through fourth-graders.
Mask supply pickup
“Suma Wears Your Mask” supply pickup will be held between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday. Pick up a mask to decorate at home and return it to the library, where it will be featured in a puma photoshoot. All masks must be returned by 9 p.m. March 15.
Fancy Nancy pickup
“Fancy Nancy Perfectly Paris Party” supply pickup for ages 5-8 will be held between 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday. Get ready for the party at 2 p.m. March 14 via Zoom.
Tween craft pickup
Tween craft pickup for fourth- through sixth-graders will be held from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday in the Youth Services Department.
Alternatives to cable
“Alternatives to Cable TV” will be presented via Zoom at 7 p.m. Monday.
Career Transition will meet via Zoom from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday. The topic is “Targeting Your Job Search.”
The Tuesday evening book discussion group will meet via Zoom at 7 p.m. Tuesday. This month’s selection is “The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett.
Teen Writers Group
The Teen Writer Group for seventh- through 12th-graders will meet via Zoom at 4 p.m. March 10. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions.